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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (1890-1962), Mathematical statistician and geneticist

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Statistician and geneticist. As an undergraduate at Cambridge, Fisher helped found the University's Eugenic Society. In 1919 he began work as a statistician at Rothamsted Experimental Station where he established a reputation as one of the foremost statisticians of the century. Fisher also pursued his interests in genetics, culminating in the publication of The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection (1930). In 2010 Richard Dawkins named him 'the greatest biologist since Darwin.'

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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1931
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1931
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1940s
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, March 1943
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1953
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Antony Barrington Brown
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, March 1943
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Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1943
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